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Domoic acid/human health
 

January 31, 2019-WA - Update: Crab Deliveries from California and Oregon

January 24, 2019-WA - Information Regarding Crab Deliveries from Southern Oregon and Northern California

November 16, 2018-WA - Dungeness Crab Domoic Acid Test Results 2018

November 16, 2018-OR - Current Crab Biotoxin Lab Results

November 16, 2018-CA - CDPH Summary of Domoic Acid Levels in Crabs

- CA - CDPH Domoic monitoring page that will post the latest CA results once processed

- OR - Process and outcomes to-date for planning future biotoxin events

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Fishing regulations/opening/closing
 

February 27, 2019 - Quinault Special Management Area Change

January 9, 2019 - Season Opening Information for the Area Between the Queets River and Destruction Island

January 8, 2019 - WA - Season Opening Information for the Area North of Destruction Island

December 29, 2018 - OR - Opening ocean commercial Dungness crab N. of Capre Arago to the OR/WA border

December 29, 2018 - WA - Correction: Coastal Dungeness Crab Industry Notice

December 21, 2018 - WA - Meat Recovery Testing along the South Coast of WA

December 14, 2018 - WA -State Season opening from Klipsan Beach to the Queets River and Quinault SMA

December 7, 2018 - WA - Continued Season Opening Delayed in WA, OR and CA (N. of Point Arena)

November 1, 2018 - WA - Season opening delayed in WA, OR and CA (N. of Point Arena)

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Crab tests
 

2018 - 2018 Preseason Coastal Dungeness crab Test Fishery Results for WA, OR and CA

October 25, 2018 - WA - Preseason Dungeness Crab Test Fishery Results- October 2018

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Meetings
 

March 20, 2019 - WA- Information from the first whale entanglement meeting

- WA - best Practices to reduce risk of whale entanglement

February 11, 2019 - WA - Workshop notice to review and discuss electronic monitoring tools to aboid whale entanglements

January 11-12, 2019 - WA - Whale Entanglements in the coastal Dungeness Crab Fishery - Summary Sheet

California documents
 

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Washington Documents
 

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Oregon Documents
 

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Publications & Articles
 

- Research Project to study movements and habitat use of green sturgeon, rockfish and other ocean species

- Crab Gear/Marine Mammal Interaction Workshop - March 2017 - Portland, Oregon

- FR Notice: WA Coastal Crab buyback loan paid

- A Stinky Artificial Bait Could Protect Millions of Tiny Fish - Scientific American By Roxanne Khamsi on August 24, 2016

- A synthetic crustacean bait to stem forage fish depletion Original research article from Global Ecology and Conservation 7 (2016) 238-244

- Oregon Dungeness Crab Commission − John Sackton 2015-2016 Market Outlook video

- 2014 Dungeness Crab Report

- 2012 Dungeness Crab Report

- Bering Sea fishermen set up system to retrieve lost crab pots from last year's ice movement

- Seafood Trends November 14,2011; Dungeness Crab update

- Another Stellar Crab Season Ends; ODCC

- Seafood Trends December 13, 2010

- Washington Coastal Dungeness Crab Fishery License Buy-Back Program

- Development of a Buy-Back Program for the Washington Coastal Commercial Crab Fishery (2006)

- NPR Article - For Tips On Riding Financial Waves, Ask Fishermen

- Development of a Buy-Back Program for the Washington Coastal Commercial Crab Fishery (2 MB PDF)

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